Pawsitivity Service Dogs for Veterans

Mission Statement

Mission: Training service dogs for U.S. military veterans.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Training service dogs for four families and raising four puppies to be service dogs. We also held an online emergency fundraiser to help the dogs hurt or abandoned in the Ukraine invasion. 100% of the donations from this fundraiser went to nonprofit partners in Ukraine: HappyPaws, UAnimals, and the Ukrainian Small Animal Veterinary Association.
Current Goals Our programmatic goals are providing services with no charge to the recipients of the service dogs we train this year.
Community or Constituency Served U.S. military veterans.
Geographic Area Served We are based in St. Paul, Minnesota and give priority to east metro residents, but we work nationally.

Reports & Finances

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Major Program Expenses
Service dogs:
Emergency fundraiser for Ukraine dog rescue:
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:

Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 09/29/2023

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197 Griggs St N
St Paul, MN 55104
Phone: 651-321-3647

General Information

Alternative Name: Pawsitivity, Pawsitivity Service Dogs for Veterans
EIN: 47-1446634
Principal Staff: Tom Coleman
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 1
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 200
Ruling Year: 2014


Board Chair: Dr. Kris Butler
Number of Board Members: 5
Board Meetings with Quorum: 4
Average Member Attendance: 3.3

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